chapter  13
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Respiratory Protection

Selecting the proper respirator for the job, the hazard, and the worker is very important, as is thorough training in the use and limitations o f respi­ rators. Compliance with O S H A ’s Respiratory Standard and ensuring safe confined space entry begins with having written procedures covering all applicable aspects o f respiratory protection. This chapter presents a sam ­ ple written respiratory protection program; again, this sample program has been used for several years and has proven its worth and effective­ ness.